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This site offers a fun collection of free online games that you can play in
any browser. Here, you'll find Flash, Java and Shockwave games, as well as
downloadable titles. Games are also available here for MSN TV/WebTV users.
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the clock, in which you can win cash prizes. This family friendly site offers
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you'll also find bingo news, a bingo directory, and more. You must be 18 or
older to play.
This site offers lots of free, entertaining online Flash games that you can
play in your browser. Game categories include action, puzzles, sports,
shooting games and classics. New titles are added here each Thursday.
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This fun directory rounds up almost 500 free games in a variety of categories,
including action, casino, classic, puzzles, racing, sports and strategy. The
games here are in Java and Macromedia formats (which means you can play them
in your browser, without having to download anything).
An addictive, free online card game that is based on a solitaire layout (but
also lets you compete against three other players). Grump features colorful
graphics and nice sound. Note: this game requires the free Macromedia
A good place to go if you're bored, this site serves up a quality collection
of online games and freeware games. This site is refreshingly free of popup
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Windows, Macs and Linux.
Quest for Yap
This free, multi-player space strategy game is a lot of fun. Here, you go
head-to-head with other online players, testing your skills in various tasks
such as trading, diplomacy and warfare.
This wildly addictive free online game challenges you to grow and raise a
collection of fish (and protect them from enemies). Insaniquarium combines
elements of arcade fun, strategy and virtual pets. There's also a "competition
mode" that lets you challenge other players. (Note: this
game is optimized for Internet Explorer).
A fun, free online gaming site that features such popular titles as
multiplayer backgammon and chess, as well as over 30 single-player games. Most
of the games are Java-based (which means that you can jump right in and play,
without downloading anything).
Here, you'll find a fun directory of free online games, as well as gaming
news, reviews and downloads. Categories here include action, arcade, casino,
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You know you're officially a geek when you start playing crossword puzzles on
your computer. Search engine giant Lycos offers a new, free crossword game
(for both masters and regular folks) at this site daily. There's also a fun
words puzzle game here, too.
Here's a fun, free interactive domino game that you can play in your browser.
You may either play versus the computer, or against up to four human
Looking for some real, live competition in free online gaming? If so, this
site is hard to beat. Microsoft's cutting-edge gaming center is the biggest
resource of its type on the Web, with over 18 million registered users.
Membership is free. Games here include classics such as backgammon, bridge,
checkers, chess, cribbage, go, hearts, reverse and spades.
This quality online gaming site features fun games, such as "Out of Order" and
"Strike a Match," in which you can take a shot at winning weekly prizes. You
play the games in real-time head-to-head with other online participants, which
adds to the excitement. Note: this game cannot be played
from behind a firewall.
This formerly commercial title is now freeware. Subspace is a classic top-down
2D game, in which you control a spaceship and battle against other online
players. The premise is simple, but there are many variations on this theme
offered on the gaming server, including hockey-type games, flagging games and
others. (For Windows).
Note: in January, 2001, Mplayer merged with major online
gaming site GameSpy Arcade. This
impressive site offers speedy multiplayer gaming and cool features, such as
real-time voice chat. Mplayer has been extensively overhauled since the
GameSpy merger, but there are still plenty of free Web-based games here that
you can play via the fully-functional trialware version of their gaming
client. (For Windows).
This site offers a roundup of free online Shockwave and Java-based games.
Categories include puzzle games, card games, sports games, board games and
Internet Chess Server
The largest free chess server on the Web, this site lets you find opponents
for online games 24 hours a day. You can also observe games, chat, obtain a
rating and rank yourself among other players from around the world.